WHO CAN APPLY?

ANY PROJECT OR STARTUP

In the EARLY stages of development, or the beginning of their commercialisation phase

Based on a new technology, a scientific discovery, or a complex engineering process.

Addressing an unmet industrial, societal, or environmental need, or creating a new market.

Composed of a team of at least 2 people.

Not a subsidiary or spin-off of an existing company.

Energy & Environment

Digital health & Medical devices

Data & AI

Computer & Hardware

Aerospace

Mobility & Urban sustainability

Medical Biotech & Pharmaceuticals

Industry 4.0

Industrial biotech & New materials

Food & Agriculture

Why APPLY?

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VISIBILITY

Be endorsed as one of the best deep tech startups in Japan and get access to worldwide exposure and visibility

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CONNECTIONS

Build strong relationships with deep tech focused investors, industry leaders, experts and fellow entrepreneurs from around the globe

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FAST TRACK

Get fast-tracked to the finals at Hello Tomorrow APAC Challenge 2022 in Singapore

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GLOBAL SUMMIT

Win your plane ticket to the next Global Summit in Paris, the epicenter of the deep tech world. You will be invited to the Investor Days, and get exposure and visibility during the Summit and on social media

HOW ?

Simply articulate the problem you’re solving and the promise your solution holds, and apply for deep tech pioneer on the Hello Tomorrow Website. As a Japanese startup, you are in for the Japan Challenge!

 

WHEN ?

BEFORE JUNE 30

Apply for deep tech pioneer on the Hello Tomorrow Website. As a Japanese startup, you are in for the Japan Challenge!

JUNE 30 - END OF AUGUST

Startup applications will be screened and evaluated by a Jury of experts form the industry. You will be notified of your selection for the Japan Finals by the end of August 2022

MID SEPTEMBER

A selection of the best startups will be invited to pitch for the Japan Finals in front of a deep tech focused audience of investors, industry leaders, experts and fellow entrepreneurs from Japan. The winner will receive a plane ticket to attend the next Paris Global Summit and Investor Days

HOW ?

GRAND WINNER

– One plane ticket + two Premium tickets to attend the 2021 Global Summit in Paris

– Free access to the Hello Tomorrow Investor Day 2021

– Training sessions with the Hello Tomorrow Japan team to participate on the summit and investor day: review of pitch deck, pitch training…

– Automatic eligibility & saved pre-application to the Global Challenge

– Global exposure and visibility on Hello Tomorrow and Hello Tomorrow Japan social media

 

APAC FAST TRACK
Get fast-tracked to the finals at Hello Tomorrow APAC Challenge 2022 in Singapore and get a chance to participate in SLINGSHOT

 

STARTUP DB AWARD

ONE YEAR TRIAL OF STARTUP DB ENTERPRISE 

Gain access to our database with over 13,000 startup information. You can analyze your competitors or look for investors. The winner will gain one year of free usage of the database. 

INVITATION TO STARTUP DB CLUB

Our partner companies provide free/discounted trials of their products and services to our STARTUP DB CLUB members. The winner will gain access to the partner services. Find out more at https://lp.startup-db.com/club.

 

FOR STARTUPS AWARD

DISCOUNT FOR OUR FUNDRAISING SUPPORT SERVICE

We connect startups to global investors and Japanese corporate venture capitals based on the startups’ growth strategy. The winner will receive a discount on the success fee rate.

GROWTH INDUSTRY CONFERENCE “FUSE” PITCH OPPORTUNITY

We host one of the largest Growth Industry Conference “FUSE”. The winner will gain a pitch opportunity as part of FUSE x HELLO TOMORROW pitch session. For more information: https://fuse.forstartups.com/

Still more to be announced with our partners !

 

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